John Merium Malveaux (Affectionately known as, "Poppa") was born in Layfayette, Lousiana to Hazel and Aaron Malveaux. John attended Washington Marion High School and graduated in 1973 at the age of 17.
At a young age, he moved to Houston, Texas where he worked hard in truck transportation, Iron construction, and AT&T in telecommunications for 20 years before he took ill. During this time John met the love of his life Mary and wed in Holy Matrimony November 26, 2005. Through this union, they completed their blended family of seven children.
John was baptized into the church of Christ in 2006 under the leadership of Timothy Daniels at the Trinity Gardens Church of Christ. There he was part of the men's ministry, apart of the usher board and a faithful member until he became ill.
John is preceded in death by his parents (Hazel and Aaron Malveaux), two sisters(Doretha Franklin and Rose Smith), and four brothers (Roger Payne, Aaron Malveaux Jr., Earl Malveaux, Giruard Malveaux).
He leaves to cherish his memories the love of his life, Mary; seven children, Previn Malveaux, Meoshia (Brian) Simmons, Vakessa (Jimel) Cofer, Jonathan (Bianca) Coates, Catina (Lance) Anthony, Catrina (Eddie) Ewing, Reyvian Mason Malveaux; 14 grandchildren; seven siblings, Angoe(Barbra) Payne, Hermann(Angelee) Chenevert, Hazel (Murphy) Milburn, Erma Jones, Mary (Royal) Milton, Donald Ray Malveaux, Darrell (Wanda) Malveaux, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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